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How To Cook White Rice

How To Cook White Rice

Learn how to cook long grain rice on the stovetop with this step-by-step tutorial.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Ingredient
Servings 3 people


  • 1 cup long-grain rice basmati rice
  • 2 cups water


  • Take rice in a bowl and wash it under running water. Continue rinsing until the water becomes clear. Drain the rice and pour it into a bowl. Add 1 cup water and soak for 30 minutes.
  • Heat 2 cups water in a pot over medium flame. After it comes to a boil, add the rice and give it a gentle stir.
  • Bring it to a boil and lower the flame.
  • Cook for 10-15 minutes or until the rice is fully done. Check the rice by pressing a grain with your fingers. It should be soft and mash easily.
  • Pour the rice into a colander and allow it to sit for 5 minutes.
  • Serve this perfectly cooked rice with any curry of your choice.
Keyword boiled rice, how-to, long grain